Genealogy Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for some genealogy-related volunteer opportunities? Something that the kids might enjoy doing too? Below are a few great volunteer projects that will benefit the genealogy community.  Most of them will be happy for as little as five minutes of your time. Do you know of others? Use our “Submissions” tab to let us know!

Indexing & Transcribing



Online (other than Indexing)

Books We Own

Canada GenWeb

Family History Center


Genealogy Karma

Genealogy Trails History Group

Genuki – UK & Ireland Genealogy

Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
Volunteer headstone transcribing needed.

Irish Registry of Deeds Indexing Project

New York Genealogical & Biographical Society     
There are many, many volunteer opportunities available.
From Anywhere:
     On-site presence required:

  • Proofreading
  • Digital Quality Control
  • Document Scanning
  • Document Integration and Uploading
  • Digital Project Leaders
  • Digital Project Assistants

NYPL Map Warper – help rectify maps

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness


US State Historical Societies & Museums

US State Genealogical Societies

Your local Genealogy society library

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